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Derek Walcott

Poetry

Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19901214

This 1992 Nobel Laureate has long been the leading exponent of the written culture of the Caribbean. Walcott celebrates the island of his birth, St. Lucia, in the epic poem OMEROS. Walcott reads from OMEROS and talks about the poem.

| Subject Matter: Black | Interview Year: 1990 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Poet Laureate |

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Friday, March 22, 2019
Manhattan, Kansas

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Winners Announced: New Letters Literary Awards

New Letters is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of the $2,500 Conger Beasley Jr. Prize for Nonfiction, the $1,500 New Letters Prize for Fiction, and the $1,500 Prize for Poetry. See the winners, judges, and finalists here.

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Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.